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Instructor Seminar Series: "Collaborative Teaching and Learning Spaces" wrap up

April 13, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

The fifth seminar in the series Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching, "Expanding into the "Virtual" Classroom: Working with Collaborative Teaching and Learning Spaces," was held on Thursday, March 22nd. Theresa Pesavento (Learning Support Services) and Chad Shorter (DoIT Academic Technology) led the discussion. Read more »

Instructor Seminar Series: "Collaborative Teaching and Learning Spaces" interviews

March 20, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

In anticipation of our upcoming seminar in the Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching series, "Expanding into the 'Virtual' Classroom: Working with Collaborative Teaching and Learning Spaces" on Thursday, March 22nd, we had a chance to talk with a handful of experienced and innovative instructors and consultants who are currently working with collaborative learning spaces. Read more »

Instructor Seminar Series: Google Docs interview

March 20, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

Chad Shorter, Timmo Dugdale, and John Martin are Learning Technology Consultants for DoIT Academic Technology. Here are a few excerpts from Chad's recent email interview with Timmo and John:

Instructor Seminar Series: Collaborative Sites interview

March 20, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

LSS Learning Technology Teaching Assistant Theresa Pesavento interviewed Collaborative Sites users Nancy Buenger (Fellow at the Institute for Legal Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor in the College of Letters & Science), Katy Prantil (Teaching Assistant for Italian courses in the Department of French and Italian), and Mary Fiorenza (Assistant Faculty Associate in the Department of English and Associate Director for English 100).

Instructor Seminar Series: "Non-equipped Classrooms" wrap up

March 8, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

The fourth seminar in the series Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching, "Make Room for the Computer Cart?: Incorporating Teaching Technology in a Non-equipped Classroom," was held on Monday, February 13th. Theresa Pesavento (Learning Support Services) led the discussion, with collaboration and materials from LSS Media Services consultants David Macasaet and Jonathan Klein. Read more »

What electronic communication needs to be saved?

March 6, 2012 by Sara Nagreen

In emergency cases,  LSS will backup and restore computer records for people.  And on a routine basis, the inbox of an email client may be the only source for all of their electronic communication information. 

Is there any other system where keeping everything in one place and sorting through it to find what you need is a good idea?  It’s a little like keeping your entire closet in a pile, then searching through it for your favorite socks! Read more »

Lens on the Collection: Tremendous Trilogies

February 1, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

Ease back into school and start the spring semester with a triliogy (or two) during a study break! January's Lens on the Collection theme is trilogies. Our "Tremendous Trilogies" selections feature 21 must-see films. See the attached list for the titles and descriptions of our recommended picks. We've also chosen some great songs, books, and websites for you, so check these out on the bulletin board outside of the Learning Lab 259 VH! Read more »

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